James Worthington, Partner
James is a construction lawyer experienced in contentious and non-contentious work in respect of a large range of construction, infrastructure and regeneration projects.
AboutJames is a construction lawyer experienced in both contentious and non-contentious work in respect of a large range of construction, infrastructure and regeneration projects. He advises developers, housebuilders, contractors and funders on all types of construction documentation including domestic and international standard forms of construction contracts. He is also experienced in advising on a wide range of disputes in different dispute resolution forums, including mediation, adjudication and litigation.
James has drafted the commentary on the JCT Standard Building Contract 2016 for the Isurv website and has published articles in Building, Construction News and Civil Engineering Surveyor.
James is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Advising Countryside Properties on the development of 2,600 homes at Eastern Quarry, Ebbsfleet
- Advising on the construction contracts for the $1.1 billion airport modernisation project at Bahrain International Airport
- Advising on a number of operation and maintenance contracts for the London Array wind farm
- Advising on the construction contracts for the refurbishment of Balfron Tower, a Grade II listed 27 storey tower consisting of 146 apartments
- Advising on a large estate regeneration scheme at Myatts Field, consisting of the demolition of 303 existing units and the construction of 808 new homes and a new community facility and park
- Advising on the defence of a claim for over £15 million arising out of alleged defects in the glass cladding of a building in the City of London
- Advising on a multi-million pound adjudication arising out of the Crossrail project
- Advising on a multi-million pound claim in the TCC against three defendants regarding defective foundations in a number of residential properties
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Puma Property Finance on a £8.5m development loan to fund purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) in Brighton
Charles Russell Speechlys advised Puma Property Finance on a £8.5 million loan to finance student accommodation in Brighton